MSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 76%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 99%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (60th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 40 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 99.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics73.6% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive104% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
6 months ago, 4 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7A63
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)  (all builds)
Memory11.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170627
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '18 at 22:14
Run Duration138 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 12%

 PC Performing as expected (60th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i7-7700K-$275
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
99.3% Outstanding
SC Int 135
SC Float 140
SC Mixed 138
110% 138 Pts
QC Int 460
QC Float 501
QC Mixed 490
110% 484 Pts
MC Int 632
MC Float 768
MC Mixed 744
107% 715 Pts
Poor: 82%
This bench: 99.3%
Great: 109%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$270
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
73.6% Very good
Lighting 239
Reflection 203
Parallax 213
71% 218 fps
MRender 150
Gravity 211
Splatting 167
75% 176 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 73.6%
Great: 78%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$120
382GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT03B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
104% Outstanding
Read 516
Write 415
Mixed 423
100% 451 MB/s
4K Read 45.9
4K Write 97.9
4K Mixed 45.2
179% 63 MB/s
DQ Read 46.2
DQ Write 108
DQ Mixed 27.7
35% 60.6 MB/s
Poor: 84%
This bench: 104%
Great: 135%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$39
929GB free
Firmware: 02.01A02 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
111% Outstanding
Read 209
Write 177
Mixed 166
138% 184 MB/s
4K Read 1.09
4K Write 2.91
4K Mixed 0.35
138% 1.45 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 111%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (32nd percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
72.8% Very good
MC Read 27.3
MC Write 27.8
MC Mixed 20.5
72% 25.2 GB/s
SC Read 18.3
SC Write 29.1
SC Mixed 23
67% 23.5 GB/s
Latency 61.8
65% 61.8 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 72.8%
Great: 107%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63) Builds (Compare 8,432 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 107%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 73%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63) - $175

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 101% - Outstanding Total price: $1,148
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $39Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $175SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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